FreeBSD : tcl/tk -- buffer overflow in ReadImage function (a058d6fa-7325-11dc-ae10-0016179b2dd5)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 26938
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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


A Buffer overflow in the ReadImage function in generic/tkImgGIF.c in Tcl/Tk, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via multi-frame interlaced GIF files in which later frames are smaller than the first.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 26938

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a058d6fa732511dcae100016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Published: 10/9/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tk, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tk-threads, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 10/5/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/27/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5137

Secunia: 26942

CWE: 119